Ethel Osborn Prize


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
HDR funding type Grant
Scholarship value AUD$1,000
Scholarship duration 1 Year
Opening date 3 March 2020
Closing date 23 March 2020

Scholarship description

About the Prize

Ethel Osborn was a well-known operatic soprano with an international career who returned to Queensland in 1951 and became a part-time examiner in singing with the Department of Music at the University of Queensland from 1952 to 1962. 

The Ethel Osborn Prize was established in 1983 following a bequest of $15,000 from John Gilmour in memory of his wife, Ethel Osborn Gilmour.


Awarded for the most outstanding performance in classical voice.

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Current voice students are invited to apply for the 2020 Ethel Osborn Prize.

  • Download the application form - applications close Monday 23 March 2020


Selection criteria

Heats will be held from 7-10pm, Wednesday, 8 April 2020 in the Nickson Room.

The prize competition finals will be held from 4-6.30pm, Wednesday, 22 April 2020 in the Nickson Room.

Applications are closed.


School of Music
(07) 3365 4949
Applications are closed.